• Apply For Pre-K

    Click HERE to apply for the 2021-2022 school year.


    2020-2021 Enrollment Opens July 8 PreK Students

    Read Enrollment instructions here!!

    Begin Enrollment here!


    Follow these steps to enter one of our Pre-K programs:

    *STEP 1: Preliminary Acceptance Application Click here to APPLY

    • You will complete an online form to establish eligibility for preliminary acceptance to Pre-K.
    • You must login to Google to complete the form.

    *After your application is submitted, your information and eligibility will be verified. If accepted, you will receive a PRELIMINARY ACCEPTANCE LETTER.

    *Step 2: Final Acceptance and Enrollment, Opens July 8, 2020

    • Campus assignment will be made after completion of online ENROLLMENT in Skyward.
    • CLICK HERE TO create your account to ENROLL!
      • No Skyward Account: Student's parent/guardian creates an online account in SKYWARD New Student ENROLLMENT.  Student's parent/guardian will receive an email with instructions and a link to complete enrollment. 
      • Existing parent/guardian Skyward Account: Log into Skyward selecting "Enrollment for New Students" in the dropdown menu to enroll your student. Enrollment for New Students in Skyward dropdown
    • Required documents for enrollment:
      • Parent/guardian ID
      • Student's birth certificate
      • Student's social security card
      • Current immunization record
      • Proof of residency (mortgage or lease agreement)
      • Current utility bill

    Tip: Have a smart phone? Take a photo of these documents and upload them to Skyward from your camera roll! 

    Enrollment questions? Call 409.766.5100

    In person assistance for online enrollment is available, BY APPOINTMENT, at GISD Support Annex (3906 Ave T). Call to schedule an appointment 409.766.5100:

    • July 8 – 9, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • July 13 – 17, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • July 27 – 31, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Email prekenroll@gisd.org with questions or issues.


  • Additional PRE-K Enrollment Information:

    • When prompted "Please select the school you were accepted into by Schools of Choice application process."
      • Pre-K students enrolling into MECC select MECC
      • All other Pre-K students select _DK/GISD PK (your campus will be determined by the Special Programs department after Enrollment)
    • Kindergarten/First Grade:
      • Students must be five years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year to be eligible for kindergarten.
      • Students must be six years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year to be eligible for first grade.
      • A child who is not legally eligible to enter first grade, may be assigned to first grade before age six. Such assignments are the decision of the District, with the consent of the child’s parent or guardian.
    • PreK-4:
      • Be four years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year.
      • To determine state funding, the parent/guardian must answer questions about the student’s ability to speak and comprehend English, as well as about the family’s income level.
      • Parents should assume responsibility for the supervision of their children prior to being picked up by the bus and after the bus has returned.
    • Immunization Requirements